Gedling Book Festival 2014, programme

Gedling Book Festival II - June 20-22, 2014

The Gedling Book Festival II June 2014, Friday 20th, Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd
Arnot Hill Park & Richard Bonington Theatre

Day One

Friday 20th June

Theme:  History and Crime Day
Venue: Richard Bonington Theatre, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7EE

10.00am Opening by Cllr. Jenny Hollingsworth, Mayor of Gedling

10.30am Helen Hollick:  Historical Novel Review Society and Discovering the Diamond

11.30am Elizabeth Chadwick, Best-selling Historical Author: Research and Preconceptions

1.30pm Stephen Booth, Best-selling Crime Writer: The new Cooper & Fry novel ‘The Corpse Bridge’

2.30pm Penny Luithlen Literary Agent

3.00pm Steve Mosby, Award winning Crime Writer: Nightmare Places: Ideas

Day Two of the Gedling Book Festival

Saturday 21st June

Theme:  Children's Day
Venue: Gedling Borough Council Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6LU

10.00am Open

10.00-11.00am Sticker fun (for young children)

10.15-11.00am Creative Writing with Pete Johnson

10.30am-12.00noon Face Painting

11.00am Jeremy Lewis: Writing the News (for all ages)

11.00am Storytelling with Cherie Zamazing plus Pebble Painting (for young children)

11.45am-12.30pm Creative Writing with Pete Johnson

12.00 Noon Science for Children

12.30-1.15 Raj Pathak - Scriptwriting and film direction (for all ages)

1.00-4.00pm Face Painting

1.00-1.45 Magic (for young children)

2.00pm  Launch of the Sixth Annual Creative Writing Competition for Children and Young People of Nottinghamshire

2.15-3.00pm Puppets (for young children)

2.30-3.30pm John Stirland BBC Gardener ‘Growing for Victory’

3.30-4.15pm Katy Perry Tribute Act

5.00pm Close

Day Three of the Gedling Book Festival

Sunday 22nd June

Theme:  Sci-Fi/Fantasy Day
Venue: Gedling Borough Council Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6LU

10.00am Open

10.30-11.30am Alex Davis, creative writing tutor, events organiser, author and Edge-Lit Coordinator - Creative Writing Workshop

12.45-1.45pm David Howe, Writer and researcher for Dr Who and Director of Telos Publishing. David’s contribution to the range of factual books published about Doctor Who is staggering. He is undisputedly the most prolific author of Doctor Who non-fiction ever.

2.00-3.30pm Adam Dalton, Acclaimed dark fantasy author - Workshop Creative Writing and How to Approach Publishers. His latest novel is Tithe of the Saviours

Time to be confirmed: 

Participating: Steve Dean (Nottingham’s Fantasy Writer)

Sam Stone: British author of gothic, horror and fantasy fiction and commissioning editor of Telos Publishing imprint Telos Moonrise.

Shadow Games Gaming Store

3.45-4.30pm Panel

More details to be announced

Please note: This programme may be subject to change at short notice.